Private Harry Berkin

Army Number : 59406

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Belper, Derbyshire. Son of Luke and Jessie Berkin, of 2, George Street, Belper. Husband of Emma Berkin. He was a Railway Carriage Works Labourer prior to enlisting at Derby. He died of pneumonia, 13th July 1917, at No. 17 Casualty Clearing Station, (Remy Siding), Belgium.


Buried/Commemorated : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 16. Row B. Grave 2A.

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Private Harry Berkin grave

Private Harry Berkin is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Belper War Memorial, Belper, Derbyshire.
Belper and Milford Book of Remembrance (St. John the Baptists Chapel, Heritage Centre), Belper, Derbyshire.